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Tainted Grapes, Tainted Lungs: Extreme Wildfire Impacts to Undocumented Latina/o and Indigenous Migrants

April 29, 2022

Michael Mendez Assistant Professor School of Social Ecology Department of Urban Planning and Public Policy University of California, Irvine In Person: GUGG 205 Apr 29, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting: cuboulder.zoom.us/j/92325547973 Zoom login required (free account available at zoom.us ) Abstract As climate change advances, communities across the...

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Graduate Exit Talks

April 22, 2022

Sidney Bush Ethan Burns PhD Candidates Department of Geography University of Colorado Boulder In Person: GUGG 205 Apr 22, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting: cuboulder.zoom.us/j/99818727863 Zoom login required (free account available at zoom.us ) Sidney Bush Abstract: "Investigating spatiotemporal shifts in hydrologic connectivity within a montane headwater catchment...

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Environmental stories on Native land; one reporter's perspective

April 8, 2022

Anna V. Smith is a Scripps Fellow in Environmental Journalism at CU Boulder this year. In Person: GUGG 205 Apr 8, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting Zoom login ID required Abstract Anna V. Smith writes and edits for the Indigenous Affairs Desk at High Country News , a...

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Reflections on COP26 from a Climate Scientist and Geographer

April 1, 2022

Mark C. Serreze Director, National Snow and Ice Data center (NSIDC) Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) Professor, Department of Geography, University of Colorado Boulder In Person: GUGG 205 Apr 1, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting Abstract COP26, the 26 th UN Climate Change Conference, was...

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The Presence of Absence in Geographic Visualization

March 18, 2022

Anthony C. Robinson Associate Professor, Department of Geography The Pennsylvania State University In Person: GUGG 205 Mar 18, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting Abstract Spatial data are pervasive and seem to expand in scope and coverage all the time. We can now find spatial linkages in less-conventional sources...

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Flooding along the fence: Hydrological impacts along the Rio Grande at Eagle Pass, Texas

March 11, 2022

Adriana Martinez Associate Professor, Department of Geography and GIS Southern Illinois University Edwardsville In Person: GUGG 205 Mar 11, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting Abstract In the summers of 2010, 2013 and 2014, Eagle Pass, Texas along the U.S.-Mexico border experienced three large flood events that inundated the...

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Open Mapping for Resilience: local insights from a global youth movement

March 4, 2022

Patricia Solís, PhD Executive Director, Knowledge Exchange for Resilience, Arizona State University Associate Research Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning Senior Global Futures Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory CoFounder and Director, YouthMappers President, PanAmerican Institute of Geography and History (OAS) Mar 4, 2022, 3:30 PM Join...

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Graduate Student American Association of Geographers (AAG) Preview Talks

Feb. 18, 2022

In Person: GUGG 205 Feb 18, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting Ben Barron Decolonizing wildfire: Theorizing more-than-human modes of relationship Scholarship on the wildland-urban interface (WUI) – defined as the area of intersection between human structures and “undeveloped” vegetation – often frames wildfire as a threat to be...

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Understanding lake water storage variability from regional to global scales: trends, drivers and impacts

Feb. 11, 2022

Fangfang Yao Postdoctoral fellow CIRES / CU Boulder In Person: GUGG 205 Feb 11, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting: cuboulder.zoom.us/j/91646916151 Abstract Lakes hold 87% of liquid freshwater on Earth’s surface and are essential components of biogeochemical, hydrological, and ecological processes. They function as regulators of climate change through...

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Pathways to Sustainable Urban Water Security: Global Desalination Sector

Jan. 28, 2022

Kyungsun Lee Postdoc Research Associate Texas A&M University In Person: GUGG 205 Jan 28, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join via Zoom: cuboulder.zoom.us/j/93185557747 Due to growing populations and climate change, existing freshwater sources and water infrastructure are not sufficient to address the challenges of urban water insecurity. Desalination is considered one...

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